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SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3 Security Update #9

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SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3 Security Update #9

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                           SGI Security Advisory

  Title     : SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3 Security Update #9
  Number    : 20040802-01-U
  Date      : August 13, 2004
  Fixed in  : Patch 10095 for SGI ProPack 3
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SGI provides this information freely to the SGI user community for its
consideration, interpretation, implementation and use.  SGI recommends that
this information be acted upon as soon as possible.

SGI provides the information in this Security Advisory on an "AS-IS" basis
only, and disclaims all warranties with respect thereto, express, implied
or otherwise, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability
or fitness for a particular purpose.  In no event shall SGI be liable for
any loss of profits, loss of business, loss of data or for any indirect,
special, exemplary, incidental or consequential damages of any kind arising
from your use of, failure to use or improper use of any of the instructions
or information in this Security Advisory.
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SGI has released Patch 10095 - SGI Advanced Linux Environment 3 Security
Update #9, which includes updated SGI ProPack 3 RPMs for the SGI Altix
family of systems, in response to the following security issues:

Updated Ethereal packages fix security issues
 http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-378.html 

GNOME VFS updates address extfs vulnerability
 http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-373.html 

Updated libpng packages fix security issues
 http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-402.html 

Updated mozilla packages fix security issues
 http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-421.html 

Updated ipsec-tools package
 http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-308.html 

Updated sox packages fix buffer overflows
 http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-409.html 


Patch 10095 is available from http://support.sgi.com/ and 
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/ProPack/3/ 

The individual RPMs from Patch 10095 are available from:
ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgi_propack/download/3/updates/RPMS 
ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgi_propack/download/3/updates/SRPMS 


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SGI Security Advisories can be found at:
http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ and 
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/ 

Red Hat Security and Updates
http://www.redhat.com/security/ 

SGI Advanced Linux Environment security updates can found on:
ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/sgi_propack/download/ 

SGI patches can be found at the following patch servers:
http://support.sgi.com/ 

The primary SGI anonymous FTP site for security advisories and
security patches is ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/ 


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- --- SGI Security Information/Contacts ---
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If there are questions about this document, email can be sent to
security-info@sgi.com. 

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SGI provides security information and patches for use by the entire SGI
community.  This information is freely available to any person needing the
information and is available via anonymous FTP and the Web.

The primary SGI anonymous FTP site for security advisories and patches is
patches.sgi.com.  Security advisories and patches are located under the URL
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/ 

The SGI Security Headquarters Web page is accessible at the URL:
http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ 

For issues with the patches on the FTP sites, email can be sent to
security-info@sgi.com. 

For assistance obtaining or working with security patches, please
contact your SGI support provider.

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SGI provides a free security mailing list service called wiretap and
encourages interested parties to self-subscribe to receive (via email) all
SGI Security Advisories when they are released. Subscribing to the mailing
list can be done via the Web
(http://www.sgi.com/support/security/wiretap.html) or by sending email to
SGI as outlined below.

% mail wiretap-request@sgi.com 
subscribe wiretap < YourEmailAddress such as midwatch@sgi.com > 
end
^d

In the example above,  is the email address that you wish
the mailing list information sent to.  The word end must be on a separate
line to indicate the end of the body of the message. The control-d (^d) is
used to indicate to the mail program that you are finished composing the
mail message.


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SGI provides a comprehensive customer World Wide Web site. This site is
located at http://www.sgi.com/support/security/ . 

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If there are general security questions on SGI systems, email can be sent to
security-info@sgi.com. 

For reporting *NEW* SGI security issues, email can be sent to
security-alert@sgi.com or contact your SGI support provider.  A support 
contract is not required for submitting a security report.

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      This information is provided freely to all interested parties
      and may be redistributed provided that it is not altered in any
      way, SGI is appropriately credited and the document retains and
      includes its valid PGP signature.

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